Checkers rocks for Radiothon

Checkers Bar and Grill at the Vernon Atrium Hotel will be rocking all day and night Saturday

Checkers Bar and Grill at the Vernon Atrium Hotel will be rocking all day and night Saturday.

The 2nd annual Rockin’ For Radiothon gets underway Feb. 6 from noon to midnight at Checkers with 12 local bands serving up 12 hours of rockin’ good fun for a great cause.

Proceeds will support the Sun FM Have a Heart Radiothon, which is raising funds to purchase needed equipment for the Women’s and Children’s Health Services Unit at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

Crocket and Tubbs takes the stage at noon, followed by Pauline Kyllonen, Nobel Crew, Runaway Models, Chicks 3 and The Zipper, Whisky Dick, All Star Band, Wheelhouse, The Keys, Mithra, Marv Machura Band, and the grand finale featuring Sugar Coated Killers.

Admission to Rockin’ For Radiothon is by donation, with proceeds supporting pediatric care at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

For more information or to donate an auction item, call Rick Zipp at 250-863-7938 or email rickzipp@shaw.ca